Period
to 20 March 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,495 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17,764 21,280 23,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.88% 12.91% 14.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.42% 13.39% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,290 17,607 20,127
England median annual salary £42,495 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.24% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 132,321 158,914 156,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.40% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106,886 131,575 131,037
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 7,699 £50,000 +4.17% 732
South East +1 3,233 £40,000 +6.67% 348
North of England 0 2,756 £36,404 -2.92% 470
Midlands +3 1,748 £35,000 - 321
North West +1 1,399 £40,000 +6.67% 242
West Midlands +3 1,209 £37,500 +7.14% 180
South West 0 1,169 £36,000 +2.86% 172
East of England +7 1,162 £35,000 -6.67% 141
Yorkshire 0 1,092 £34,000 -9.33% 183
East Midlands +2 535 £32,500 -7.14% 141
North East +8 265 £32,500 -10.69% 45
South Coast 0 2 £60,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 4,688 (26.39%) Finance
2 4,474 (25.19%) SQL
3 4,424 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
4 3,574 (20.12%) Microsoft
5 3,309 (18.63%) Windows
6 2,937 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2,676 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
8 2,250 (12.67%) Business Analysis
9 2,241 (12.62%) ITIL
10 2,127 (11.97%) Degree
11 1,991 (11.21%) Active Directory
12 1,760 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
13 1,625 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
14 1,593 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
15 1,547 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 1,541 (8.67%) SQL Server
17 1,441 (8.11%) Analytics
18 1,372 (7.72%) Project Management
19 1,338 (7.53%) Scrum
20 1,308 (7.36%) QA
21 1,263 (7.11%) Office 365
22 1,249 (7.03%) User Stories
23 1,205 (6.78%) Banking
24 1,151 (6.48%) Information Security
25 1,139 (6.41%) Test Automation
26 1,115 (6.28%) Windows Server
27 1,108 (6.24%) Retail
28 1,077 (6.06%) Waterfall
29 1,075 (6.05%) Oracle
29 1,075 (6.05%) SDLC

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 673 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 497 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 241 (1.36%) Confluence
4 188 (1.06%) SAS
5 175 (0.99%) IIS
6 156 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 128 (0.72%) CMS
7 128 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 92 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 80 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 62 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 59 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 58 (0.33%) Apache
13 52 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 42 (0.24%) JBoss
15 34 (0.19%) WebLogic
16 31 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
18 26 (0.15%) Apache Spark
19 24 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1,760 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1,593 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 536 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 483 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 141 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 68 (0.38%) SPSS
7 48 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.079%) Stata
10 11 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.062%) Mingle
11 10 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (0.056%) UXPin
12 7 (0.039%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.028%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.028%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.017%) CATIA
15 2 (0.011%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.011%) EngageOne
15 2 (0.011%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 267 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 146 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 121 (0.68%) Temenos T24
4 117 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 111 (0.62%) SAP SD
6 109 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 107 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
7 107 (0.60%) thinkFolio
8 99 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
9 86 (0.48%) SAP FI
10 85 (0.48%) SAP CO
11 82 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
12 56 (0.32%) NetSuite
13 54 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
14 53 (0.30%) SAP MM
15 47 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
15 47 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
15 47 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
15 47 (0.26%) SAP BPC
16 43 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,263 (7.11%) Office 365
2 737 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 358 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 325 (1.83%) SaaS
5 192 (1.08%) Google Analytics
6 109 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 89 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 74 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 70 (0.39%) IaaS
10 62 (0.35%) PaaS
11 54 (0.30%) G Suite
12 52 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
13 51 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
14 42 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
15 35 (0.20%) OneDrive
16 34 (0.19%) Mimecast
17 29 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 25 (0.14%) GitHub
19 23 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
20 15 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 924 (5.20%) Firewall
2 571 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 561 (3.16%) LAN
4 527 (2.97%) WAN
5 443 (2.49%) DNS
6 375 (2.11%) Network Security
7 373 (2.10%) DHCP
8 283 (1.59%) VoIP
9 282 (1.59%) VPN
10 266 (1.50%) Internet
11 204 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
12 200 (1.13%) SAN
13 197 (1.11%) Wireless
14 152 (0.86%) Skype
15 132 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
16 87 (0.49%) Broadband
17 84 (0.47%) Intranet
17 84 (0.47%) VLAN
18 78 (0.44%) MPLS
19 69 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,541 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 714 (4.02%) Power BI
3 689 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 601 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 484 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 370 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 269 (1.51%) Big Data
8 233 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 206 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
10 190 (1.07%) QlikView
11 148 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 124 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 121 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 119 (0.67%) MySQL
15 117 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 110 (0.62%) Hadoop
17 102 (0.57%) Data Mining
18 85 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
19 75 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
20 73 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 704 (3.96%) JIRA
2 603 (3.39%) Selenium
3 270 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 193 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 173 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 167 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 146 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 129 (0.73%) Jenkins
9 116 (0.65%) SpecFlow
10 114 (0.64%) Git (software)
11 99 (0.56%) JMeter
12 84 (0.47%) LoadRunner
13 80 (0.45%) HP UFT
14 72 (0.41%) Subversion
15 66 (0.37%) JUnit
16 64 (0.36%) Eclipse
17 58 (0.33%) Maven
17 58 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
18 50 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 45 (0.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 4,688 (26.39%) Finance
2 1,205 (6.78%) Banking
3 1,108 (6.24%) Retail
4 796 (4.48%) Marketing
5 644 (3.63%) Legal
6 529 (2.98%) Law
7 415 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 414 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 348 (1.96%) Front Office
10 312 (1.76%) Back Office
11 270 (1.52%) Advertising
12 242 (1.36%) Games
13 228 (1.28%) Investment Banking
14 164 (0.92%) Billing
15 124 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 122 (0.69%) Electronics
17 110 (0.62%) Publishing
18 82 (0.46%) Retail Banking
19 75 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
20 73 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 812 (4.57%) .NET
2 399 (2.25%) HTML
3 356 (2.00%) Web Services
4 354 (1.99%) XML
5 241 (1.36%) CSS
6 212 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 185 (1.04%) SOAP
8 173 (0.97%) JSON
9 152 (0.86%) REST
10 102 (0.57%) jQuery
11 97 (0.55%) Gherkin
12 95 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
13 84 (0.47%) Middleware
14 77 (0.43%) .NET Framework
15 64 (0.36%) Spring
16 62 (0.35%) AngularJS
17 54 (0.30%) Ajax
18 53 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (0.29%) RESTful
20 44 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2,937 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1,019 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 656 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
4 485 (2.73%) Fintech
5 450 (2.53%) User Experience
6 287 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 274 (1.54%) Derivative
8 272 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 269 (1.51%) Equities
10 261 (1.47%) Fixed Income
11 217 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 196 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 155 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
14 154 (0.87%) Reinsurance
15 146 (0.82%) Driving Licence
16 140 (0.79%) Virtual Team
17 125 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
18 119 (0.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 119 (0.67%) Hedge funds
19 116 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3,309 (18.63%) Windows
2 1,115 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 1,005 (5.66%) Linux
4 843 (4.75%) Windows 7
5 778 (4.38%) Windows 10
6 592 (3.33%) Unix
7 484 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 472 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 203 (1.14%) Android
10 177 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 132 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 132 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 126 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 81 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 70 (0.39%) AIX
15 63 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 62 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 49 (0.28%) CentOS
18 35 (0.20%) Windows 2000
19 31 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,424 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2,676 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
3 2,250 (12.67%) Business Analysis
4 2,241 (12.62%) ITIL
5 1,625 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
6 1,547 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,441 (8.11%) Analytics
8 1,372 (7.72%) Project Management
9 1,338 (7.53%) Scrum
10 1,249 (7.03%) User Stories
11 1,151 (6.48%) Information Security
12 1,139 (6.41%) Test Automation
13 1,077 (6.06%) Waterfall
14 1,075 (6.05%) SDLC
15 1,002 (5.64%) Change Management
16 954 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 946 (5.33%) Data Analysis
18 892 (5.02%) CRM
19 824 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
20 774 (4.36%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4,474 (25.19%) SQL
2 894 (5.03%) Java
3 858 (4.83%) C#
4 833 (4.69%) Python
5 490 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 483 (2.72%) PowerShell
7 412 (2.32%) T-SQL
8 341 (1.92%) VBA
9 339 (1.91%) R
10 293 (1.65%) C
11 239 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 183 (1.03%) C++
13 140 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 139 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 138 (0.78%) Perl
16 133 (0.75%) VB
17 112 (0.63%) PHP
18 99 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 91 (0.51%) Ruby
20 85 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2,127 (11.97%) Degree
2 681 (3.83%) ISEB
3 605 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 491 (2.76%) CISSP
5 423 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 402 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 380 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 373 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
9 326 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 295 (1.66%) CCNA
11 278 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 261 (1.47%) CISM
13 211 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 204 (1.15%) MCSE
15 178 (1.00%) CISA
16 174 (0.98%) CEH
17 169 (0.95%) SANS
18 144 (0.81%) DV Cleared
19 133 (0.75%) MCP
20 128 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,308 (7.36%) QA
2 836 (4.71%) SLA
3 583 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 455 (2.56%) GDPR
5 427 (2.40%) PMO
6 402 (2.26%) Data Quality
7 232 (1.31%) PCI DSS
8 114 (0.64%) MiFID
9 100 (0.56%) COBIT
10 98 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 83 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
12 66 (0.37%) EMIR
13 55 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 55 (0.31%) SEPA
14 45 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 43 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
16 35 (0.20%) Solvency II
17 27 (0.15%) ISO 20022
18 20 (0.11%) NIST 800
19 18 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1,991 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 545 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 112 (0.63%) XenApp
5 89 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (0.46%) vSphere
7 79 (0.44%) Docker
8 43 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 42 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 42 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
10 32 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 27 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 26 (0.15%) Firmware
12 26 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 23 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 15 (0.084%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 12 (0.068%) Snort
16 12 (0.068%) XenServer
17 10 (0.056%) NFS
Systems Management
1 388 (2.18%) SCCM
2 135 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 77 (0.43%) HP ALM
4 75 (0.42%) WSUS
5 62 (0.35%) Puppet
6 59 (0.33%) Nessus
7 49 (0.28%) Stealthwatch
8 42 (0.24%) AirWatch
9 40 (0.23%) CSIRT
9 40 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 39 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 38 (0.21%) Control-M
12 37 (0.21%) Kubernetes
13 34 (0.19%) QRadar
14 31 (0.17%) Ansible
15 30 (0.17%) SCOM
16 29 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 27 (0.15%) Perfmon
18 26 (0.15%) Nagios
19 25 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3,574 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 1,075 (6.05%) Oracle
3 928 (5.22%) SAP
4 854 (4.81%) VMware
5 722 (4.06%) Cisco
6 660 (3.72%) Tableau
7 561 (3.16%) Citrix
8 400 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 337 (1.90%) Google
10 328 (1.85%) HP
11 278 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 228 (1.28%) IBM
13 209 (1.18%) CheckPoint
14 183 (1.03%) Apple
15 151 (0.85%) Adobe
16 150 (0.84%) Red Hat
17 142 (0.80%) Splunk
18 123 (0.69%) Cognos
19 122 (0.69%) Charles River
20 117 (0.66%) Symantec